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Stank Sentiments for Sweethearts Valentine's Cards

Stationery borrowing romantic messages from classic rap lyrics

by Maggie York-Worth in Design on 03 February 2010

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Shirking typical Hallmark sentiments, Stank Sentiments for Sweethearts offers a different kind of nostalgia with a series of alternative boldface (and type) messages that borrow from rap lyrics to woo the one who makes your knees go week.

We have L.A.-based design firm Kuro to thank for the refreshing respite from schmaltz and imitation sentimentality with simple statements like "I Love It When You Call Me Big Papa" and the classic "Oh, Me So Horny (Me Luv U Long Time)."

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The letterpress cards use quotes from "such masters of hip-hop eloquence as 2 Live Crew, Lil' Wayne, Diddy and Sir Mix-A-Lot." The cards sell from their Etsy shop for $5 each, or a stack of six runs $25.

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